Attorneys for 3 last-known survivors of 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre appeal dismissed reparations case


August 9, 2023

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Attorneys seeking reparations for three living survivors of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre filed an appeal in the case with the Oklahoma Supreme Court and said a district court judge erred in dismissing the case last month.

The appeal was filed Friday on behalf of the last known living survivors of the attack, all of whom are now over 100 years old. They are seeking reparations from the city and other defendants for the destruction of the once-thriving Black district known as Greenwood.

"For 102 years... they've been waiting," said Damario Solomon-Simmons, an attorney f...

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